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1820-1847
Creator:
Dick, Francis, (Francis Brisbane), 1814-1859,
Extent: 1 item
Francis Brisbane Dick was born in the Medical Hall of the University of Pennsylvania in 1814. He belonged to a family which served as janitors for the University, then located on Ninth Street. Before becoming a janitor, Francis worked for the First Presbyterian Church, then located on the corner of Seventh and Locust Streets facing Washington Square, as a sexton and locksmith. His duties included attending on funerals, digging graves, and installing or repairing locks in private houses. This collection consists of a manuscript journal account book, which is divided in roughly two parts. The first part, pages 1-45, date from 1820-1823 and contain accounts of the First Presbyterian Church. The second part, pages 47-81, of the journal contain the private accounts of Francis Brisbane Dick as sexton and locksmith between 1837 and 1843, when he was employed by the First Presbyterian Church.
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Francis Brisbane Dick Papers
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Dick, Francis, (Francis Brisbane), 1814-1859,
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UPT 50 D547
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University of Pennsylvania University Archives and Records Center
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1 item
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1820-1847
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Francis Brisbane Dick was born in the Medical Hall of the University of Pennsylvania in 1814. He belonged to a family which served as janitors for the University, then located on Ninth Street. Before becoming a janitor, Francis worked for the First Presbyterian Church, then located on the corner of Seventh and Locust Streets facing Washington Square, as a sexton and locksmith. His duties included attending on funerals, digging graves, and installing or repairing locks in private houses. This collection consists of a manuscript journal account book, which is divided in roughly two parts. The first part, pages 1-45, date from 1820-1823 and contain accounts of the First Presbyterian Church. The second part, pages 47-81, of the journal contain the private accounts of Francis Brisbane Dick as sexton and locksmith between 1837 and 1843, when he was employed by the First Presbyterian Church.
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Dick, Francis, (Francis Brisbane), 1814-1859 Connelly, Henry. First Presbyterian Church (Philadelphia, Pa.). Haines, Ephraim. Haviland, John, 1792-1852 Struthers, John.
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Account books.
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1479-1896
Creator:
Macauley, Francis Campbell, died 1896
Extent: 0.6 linear feet (2 boxes)
This is an autograph collection compiled by Francis Campbell Macaulay. The collection is composed of letters by scientists, politicians, and men of letters, and fragments with signatures. The collection reflects Macaulay's interest in Italian literature, and includes letters from Ludovico Ariosto, Fortunato Cavazzeni Pederzini, and Alessandro Torri. Other notable autographs in the collection are those of Alexandre Dumas, Robert Morris, and Millard Fillmore. The collection also includes several letters to Macaulay regarding the Dante Society, and five volumes of Macaulay's notes for a vocabulary of the dialect of Nice.
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Francis Campbell Macauley autograph collection and vocabulary notebooks
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Macauley, Francis Campbell, died 1896
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 957
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.6 linear feet (2 boxes)
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1479-1896
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This is an autograph collection compiled by Francis Campbell Macaulay. The collection is composed of letters by scientists, politicians, and men of letters, and fragments with signatures. The collection reflects Macaulay's interest in Italian literature, and includes letters from Ludovico Ariosto, Fortunato Cavazzeni Pederzini, and Alessandro Torri. Other notable autographs in the collection are those of Alexandre Dumas, Robert Morris, and Millard Fillmore. The collection also includes several letters to Macaulay regarding the Dante Society, and five volumes of Macaulay's notes for a vocabulary of the dialect of Nice.
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Macauley, Francis Campbell, died 1896
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Autographs (manuscripts) Etymological dictionaries
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1820-1895
Creator:
Macauley, Francis Campbell, 1844-1896
Extent: 1 volume
This scrapbook of 19th century material related to Dante was likely compiled by Francis Campbell Macauley (1844-1896), a prominent Philadelphian and a lover of Dante. Most of the 116 items are newspaper or journal articles, but there are also portraits of Dante, book excerpts, and other printed ephemera. Material in the scrapbook dates from 1820 to 1895.
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Francis Campbell Macauley scrapbook on Dante Alighieri
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Macauley, Francis Campbell, 1844-1896
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PUSp.Folio.858D.XcDa
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1 volume
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1820-1895
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This scrapbook of 19th century material related to Dante was likely compiled by Francis Campbell Macauley (1844-1896), a prominent Philadelphian and a lover of Dante. Most of the 116 items are newspaper or journal articles, but there are also portraits of Dante, book excerpts, and other printed ephemera. Material in the scrapbook dates from 1820 to 1895.
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Macauley, Francis Campbell, 1844-1896 Dante, Alighieri, 1265-1321
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Scrapbooks
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1776-2004
(Bulk: 1860-1960)
Creator:
Frazer family.
Frazer, John Fries, 1812-1872
Frazer, John, 1882-1964
Frazer, Persifor, 1736-1792
Frazer, Persifor, 1844-1909
Extent: 55 cubic feet
The Frazer Family Papers span over 200 years of an American family. The collection provides insight into five generations of University of Pennsylvania alum as well as three generations of educators, all in the field of chemistry, at the University of Pennsylvania and contains the papers of Persifor Frazer, Robert Frazer, John Fries Frazer, Persifor Frazer, Robert Frazer, John Frazer, John Frazer, Jr., and Tench Frazer, as well as a range of other family members and relatives. The collection is particularly strong in representing the professional and personal activities of Persifor Frazer (1844-1909) and his son John Frazer (1882-1964) from the 1860s to the 1950s.
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Frazer Family Papers
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Frazer family. Frazer, John Fries, 1812-1872 Frazer, John, 1882-1964 Frazer, Persifor, 1736-1792 Frazer, Persifor, 1844-1909
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PU-Ar.UPT 50 F848
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University of Pennsylvania University Archives and Records Center
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55 cubic feet
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1776-2004
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1860-1960
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The Frazer Family Papers span over 200 years of an American family. The collection provides insight into five generations of University of Pennsylvania alum as well as three generations of educators, all in the field of chemistry, at the University of Pennsylvania and contains the papers of Persifor Frazer, Robert Frazer, John Fries Frazer, Persifor Frazer, Robert Frazer, John Frazer, John Frazer, Jr., and Tench Frazer, as well as a range of other family members and relatives. The collection is particularly strong in representing the professional and personal activities of Persifor Frazer (1844-1909) and his son John Frazer (1882-1964) from the 1860s to the 1950s.
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Frazer family. Frazer, John Fries, 1812-1872 Frazer, John, 1882-1964 Frazer, Persifor, 1736-1792 Frazer, Persifor, 1844-1909 Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia. Addison, William H.F., (William Henry Fitzgerald), 1881-1963. American Association for the Advancement of Science. American Philosophical Society. Ashhurst, Richard Lewis, 1838-1911 Bache, A. D., (Alexander Dallas), 1806-1867 Bodley, Rachel L. British Association for the Advancement of Science. Brown, Amos P., (Amos Peaslee), 1864-1917 Cadwalader, John, 1842-1925 Cope, E. D., (Edward Drinker), 1840-1897 Dana, James Dwight, 1813-1895 Delta Alumni Association. Franklin Chess Club. Franklin Institute (Philadelphia, Pa.). Frazer, Jr., John Frazer, Robert, 1771-1821 Fulton, John, 1826-1916 Harris, Joseph S., (Joseph Smith), 1836-1910 Harrison, Charles Custis, 1844-1929 Holley, Alexander H., (Alexander Hamilton), 1804-1887 International Geological Congress. Kimball, Joseph P. Koenig, George Augustus, 1844-1913 Lesley, J. P., (J. Peter), 1819-1903 McKean, Thomas, 1842-1898 Metcalf, William, 1838-1909 Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States. Mitchell, S. Weir, (Silas Weir), 1829-1914 New York Academy of Sciences. Page, W. Byrd, (William Byrd), 1866-1940 Penn Relay Carnival. Pennsylvania. Militia. Troop of Philadelphia Cavalry, 1st. Pennypacker, Samuel W., (Samuel Whitaker), 1843-1916 Penrose, Boies, 1860-1921 Pepper, Edward, 1847-1913 Pepper, William, 1843-1898 Philadelphia Fencing and Sparring Club. Preu, Bernhard. Prime, Frederick, 1846-1915 Raymond, Rossiter W., (Rossiter Worthington), 1840-1918 Robinson, Beverley, 1844-1924 Selwyn, Alfred Richard Cecil, 1824-1902 Society of American Geologists. Society of Colonial Wars in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Society of the Cincinnati in the State of New Jersey. Sons of the Revolution. Pennsylvania Society. Sons of the Revolution. Stevens Institute of Technology. Togno, Rosalie Acelie Guillou. University Club of Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania. Vossion, Louis, 1847-1906 Washington, Booker T., 1856-1915 Whelen, Edward Siddons, 1839-1884 Whelen, Henry. Whelen, Isabella N. Whelen, James Nevins, 1845-1901
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1765-1937
Creator:
Furness Family
Extent: 49 boxes
Family records, personal records, and materials related to the publication of the New Variorum editions of Shakespearean texts. The collection includes the work of Furness and his son, as writers, editors, and collectors, but it also includes personal materials related to their non-scholarly interests. Family members include: Horace Howard Furness (1833-1912), Horace Howard Furness (1865-1930), Helen Kate Furness, William Henry Furness, and Louise Brooks Winsor Furness.
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Furness family papers
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Furness Family
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 481
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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49 boxes
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1765-1937
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Family records, personal records, and materials related to the publication of the New Variorum editions of Shakespearean texts. The collection includes the work of Furness and his son, as writers, editors, and collectors, but it also includes personal materials related to their non-scholarly interests. Family members include: Horace Howard Furness (1833-1912), Horace Howard Furness (1865-1930), Helen Kate Furness, William Henry Furness, and Louise Brooks Winsor Furness.
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Furness Family Furness, Horace Howard, 1833-1912 Furness, Horace Howard, 1865-1930 Furness, Horace Howard, Mrs., 1837-1883 Furness, Louise Brooks Winsor, 1868-1929 Furness, William Henry, 1866-1920 Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616
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Clippings (information artifacts) Correspondence Diaries Scrapbooks
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1822-1880
Creator:
Millaud, Albert, 1844-1892
Mirecourt, Eugène de, 1812-1880
Raspail, F.-V. (François-Vincent), 1794-1878
Raymond, Michel
Extent: 1 volume
François-Vincent Raspail (1794-1878) was a French scientist and politician known for his opposition to the French monarchy and for his scientific work in the fields of histochemistry, cellular theory and the microbial theory of disease. This volume of Opuscules divers, dating from 1822 to 1880, consists of twenty-one items, including pamphlets, notes, and newspaper clippings about François-Vincent Raspail.
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F.V. Raspail: Sa Vie: Opuscules divers
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Millaud, Albert, 1844-1892 Mirecourt, Eugène de, 1812-1880 Raspail, F.-V. (François-Vincent), 1794-1878 Raymond, Michel
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PUSp.FC8.R1848.S822
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1 volume
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1822-1880
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François-Vincent Raspail (1794-1878) was a French scientist and politician known for his opposition to the French monarchy and for his scientific work in the fields of histochemistry, cellular theory and the microbial theory of disease. This volume of Opuscules divers, dating from 1822 to 1880, consists of twenty-one items, including pamphlets, notes, and newspaper clippings about François-Vincent Raspail.
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Millaud, Albert, 1844-1892 Mirecourt, Eugène de, 1812-1880 Raspail, F.-V. (François-Vincent), 1794-1878 Raymond, Michel Raspail, F.-V. (François-Vincent), 1794-1878
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Biographies Book catalogs Clippings (information artifacts) Speeches
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1820-1930
Creator:
University of Pennsylvania.
Extent: 40 cubic feet
The General Administration Collection Post-1820 documents the institutional and education activities of the University of Pennsylvania from its founding in 1820 to roughly 1900 with some later material included. The Collection was created primarily from records of the Provost, Secretary, and Deans of the Universitiy of Pennsylvania.
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General Administration Collection Post 1820
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University of Pennsylvania.
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PU-Ar.UPA 3 [post 1820]
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University of Pennsylvania University Archives and Records Center
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40 cubic feet
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1820-1930
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The General Administration Collection Post-1820 documents the institutional and education activities of the University of Pennsylvania from its founding in 1820 to roughly 1900 with some later material included. The Collection was created primarily from records of the Provost, Secretary, and Deans of the Universitiy of Pennsylvania.
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University of Pennsylvania. University of Pennsylvania. Board of Trustees. University of Pennsylvania. College of Arts and Sciences. University of Pennsylvania. Office of the Provost. University of Pennsylvania. Office of the Secretary. University of Pennsylvania. Office of the Treasurer. University of Pennsylvania. School of Arts and Sciences. University of Pennsylvania. School of Medicine.
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1821-1876
Creator:
Allen, George, 1808-1876
Extent: 0.4 linear feet (1 box)
George Allen (1808-1876) was an educator, Episcopal clergy, and author. This small collection is comprised of both manuscript and printed material written or collected by George Allen. The material includes correspondence, notes, transcriptions, and syllabi pertaining to the study of French, Italian, Greek, and Latin literature, and English literature and drama. Also included is a bound manuscript titled "Lectures on Athenian Drama." Material related to the University of Pennsylvania includes correspondence, newspaper clippings, and offprints. The collection also includes printed material, such as educational exercises and exams.
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George Allen notes and lectures
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Allen, George, 1808-1876
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1107
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.4 linear feet (1 box)
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1821-1876
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George Allen (1808-1876) was an educator, Episcopal clergy, and author. This small collection is comprised of both manuscript and printed material written or collected by George Allen. The material includes correspondence, notes, transcriptions, and syllabi pertaining to the study of French, Italian, Greek, and Latin literature, and English literature and drama. Also included is a bound manuscript titled "Lectures on Athenian Drama." Material related to the University of Pennsylvania includes correspondence, newspaper clippings, and offprints. The collection also includes printed material, such as educational exercises and exams.
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Allen, George, 1808-1876 University of Pennsylvania.
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Clippings (information artifacts) Correspondence Lectures Manuscripts, American--19th century Notes
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1797-1956
(Bulk: 1889-1956)
Creator:
Pepper, George Wharton, 1867-1961,
Extent: 39 cubic feet
George Wharton Pepper, an 1862 graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, was a distinguished Philadelphia lawyer and U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania. The George Wharton Pepper Papers document his personal and professional life.
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George Wharton Pepper Papers
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Pepper, George Wharton, 1867-1961,
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UPT 50 P423
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University of Pennsylvania University Archives and Records Center
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39 cubic feet
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1797-1956
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1889-1956
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George Wharton Pepper, an 1862 graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, was a distinguished Philadelphia lawyer and U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania. The George Wharton Pepper Papers document his personal and professional life.
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Pepper, George Wharton, 1867-1961 Biddle, Anthony J. Drexel, (Anthony Joseph Drexel), 1874-1948. Coolidge, Calvin,, 1872-1933. Coxe, Elizabeth Sinkler, 1843-1919 Episcopal Church. League of Nations. Pepper family. Pepper, George Wharton, 1867-1961 Pepper, George, 1841-1872 Pepper, Hitty Markoe Wharton, 1842-1913 Permanent Court of International Justice. Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919 Stonemen's Fellowship. United States. Commission on Organization of the Executive Branch of the Government (1947-1949). United States. Congress. Senate. University of Pennsylvania. Law School. Wharton, Geo. M., (George Mifflin), 1808-1870
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1760-1963
(Bulk: 1840-1950)
Creator:
Block, Gordon A., 1885-1964
Extent: 2.5 linear feet (13 boxes)
Gordon Alexander Block (1885-1964) was a Philadelphia lawyer and collector of Lincoln documents and memorabilia. The collection includes twenty-three documents either signed by Lincoln or in his hand including a number of pleadings and court documents from his years as a lawyer in Illinois. The collection also contains a variety of ephemera from the Civil War era, including campaign ribbons and songbooks from 1860 and 1864 as well as broadsides, ribbons, and mourning cards issued after Lincoln’s assassination. In addition, researchers will find a rich selection of visual representations of Lincoln in the collection, including lithographs, prints, photographs, and engravings of the sixteenth president.
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Gordon Block collection of Lincolniana
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Block, Gordon A., 1885-1964
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 941
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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2.5 linear feet (13 boxes)
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1760-1963
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1840-1950
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Gordon Alexander Block (1885-1964) was a Philadelphia lawyer and collector of Lincoln documents and memorabilia. The collection includes twenty-three documents either signed by Lincoln or in his hand including a number of pleadings and court documents from his years as a lawyer in Illinois. The collection also contains a variety of ephemera from the Civil War era, including campaign ribbons and songbooks from 1860 and 1864 as well as broadsides, ribbons, and mourning cards issued after Lincoln’s assassination. In addition, researchers will find a rich selection of visual representations of Lincoln in the collection, including lithographs, prints, photographs, and engravings of the sixteenth president.
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Block, Gordon A., 1885-1964 Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 Pennsylvania. Electoral College. United States. President (1861-1865 : Lincoln). United States. President.
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1723-2006
(Bulk: 1967-2006)
Creator:
Gotham Book Mart.
Extent: 79 linear feet (95 boxes)
The Gotham Book Mart (1920-2006) was one of New York City’s most iconic bookstores during the 20th century. Founded by Frances Steloff (1887-1989), the daughter of poor Russian-Jewish immigrants, the Book Mart became a social center for the New York literati and a focal point for literary modernism in the United States. Steloff’s successor, independent literary manuscript dealer Andreas Brown (1933-), maintained the store’s focus on avant garde and small press publications while incorporating his own interests in postcards and genealogy. This collection contains 91 boxes of material relating to the daily operation of the Book Mart; correspondence, biographical, and legal material from both Brown and Steloff; postcard and genealogical material collected by Brown; photographs of the store, its employees, and events which took place there; and manuscripts and ephemera offered for sale.
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Gotham Book Mart records
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Gotham Book Mart.
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1025
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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79 linear feet (95 boxes)
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1723-2006
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1967-2006
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The Gotham Book Mart (1920-2006) was one of New York City’s most iconic bookstores during the 20th century. Founded by Frances Steloff (1887-1989), the daughter of poor Russian-Jewish immigrants, the Book Mart became a social center for the New York literati and a focal point for literary modernism in the United States. Steloff’s successor, independent literary manuscript dealer Andreas Brown (1933-), maintained the store’s focus on avant garde and small press publications while incorporating his own interests in postcards and genealogy. This collection contains 91 boxes of material relating to the daily operation of the Book Mart; correspondence, biographical, and legal material from both Brown and Steloff; postcard and genealogical material collected by Brown; photographs of the store, its employees, and events which took place there; and manuscripts and ephemera offered for sale.
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Gotham Book Mart. Black Sparrow Press. Brown, Andreas Capote, Truman, 1924-1984 Steloff, Frances, 1887-1989 Williams, Tennessee, 1911-1983
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Audiovisual materials Book catalogs Broadsides (notices) Business records Cabinet photographs Correspondence Genealogies (histories) Legal documents Manuscripts (documents) Memorabilia Photograph albums Photographic postcards Photographs Postcards Sales records Scrapbooks
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1575-1991
(Bulk: 1812-1930)
Creator:
Furness Family
Extent: 10 linear feet (20 boxes and one oversized folder)
The H.H. Furness Memorial Library focuses on the study of Shakespeare and other Tudor and Stuart dramatists. Horace Howard Furness (1833-1912) and his son Horace Howard Furness Jr. (1865-1930) founded and edited the Variorum Shakespeare and their library was donated to the University of Pennsylvania in 1932. This collection contains personal correspondence to and from Rev. William Henry Furness (1802-1896), Horace Howard Furness, and Horace Howard Furness, Jr., largely relating to Shakespearean study and the H.H. Furness Memorial library; notebooks; copies of speeches and articles; and other assorted items relating to Shakespearean scholarship or to the Furness family.
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H. H. Furness Memorial Library manuscript collection
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Furness Family
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1356
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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10 linear feet (20 boxes and one oversized folder)
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1575-1991
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1812-1930
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The H.H. Furness Memorial Library focuses on the study of Shakespeare and other Tudor and Stuart dramatists. Horace Howard Furness (1833-1912) and his son Horace Howard Furness Jr. (1865-1930) founded and edited the Variorum Shakespeare and their library was donated to the University of Pennsylvania in 1932. This collection contains personal correspondence to and from Rev. William Henry Furness (1802-1896), Horace Howard Furness, and Horace Howard Furness, Jr., largely relating to Shakespearean study and the H.H. Furness Memorial library; notebooks; copies of speeches and articles; and other assorted items relating to Shakespearean scholarship or to the Furness family.
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Furness Family Furness Family Furness, Horace Howard, 1833-1912 Furness, Horace Howard, 1865-1930 Furness, William Henry, 1802-1896 Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 University of Pennsylvania. Libraries.
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Clippings (information artifacts) Correspondence Essays Journals (accounts) Notebooks Photographs Poems Programs Speeches Travel journalism
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1798-1990
(Bulk: 1918-1990)
Creator:
Scheie, Harold G., (Harold Glendon), 1909-,
Extent: 41 cubic feet
Harold Scheie was a noted ophthalmologist at the University of Pennsylvania. The Harold Glendon Scheie Papers mainly document the professional contributions and achievements of Dr. Scheie in the field of Ophthalmology. There is a small group of personal papers, but these papers, in large part, still reflect in some way upon his devotion to his profession.
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Harold Glendon Scheie Papers
creator
Scheie, Harold G., (Harold Glendon), 1909-,
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UPT 50 S138
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University of Pennsylvania University Archives and Records Center
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41 cubic feet
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1798-1990
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1918-1990
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Harold Scheie was a noted ophthalmologist at the University of Pennsylvania. The Harold Glendon Scheie Papers mainly document the professional contributions and achievements of Dr. Scheie in the field of Ophthalmology. There is a small group of personal papers, but these papers, in large part, still reflect in some way upon his devotion to his profession.
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1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s
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Scheie, Harold G., (Harold Glendon), 1909- Mountbatten of Burma, Louis Mountbatten, Earl, 1900-1979 Scheie Eye Institute. Scheie, Ella Mae Ware. Scheie, Larts T. United States. Army. General Hospital, 20th. University of Pennsylvania. School of Medicine.
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1533-1866
Creator:
Lea, Henry Charles, 1825-1909
Extent: 0.8 linear feet (3 boxes)
Henry Charles Lea was a Philadelphian publisher, civil and public rights activist, mathematician, and and ecclesiastical historian. This collection consists of original manuscripts including trial records, correspondence, a discourse, an edict, a royal proclamation and unidentified French documents.
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Henry Charles Lea collection of Inquisition manuscripts
creator
Lea, Henry Charles, 1825-1909
id
PUSp.Ms. Coll. 728
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.8 linear feet (3 boxes)
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1533-1866
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Henry Charles Lea was a Philadelphian publisher, civil and public rights activist, mathematician, and and ecclesiastical historian. This collection consists of original manuscripts including trial records, correspondence, a discourse, an edict, a royal proclamation and unidentified French documents.
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Lea, Henry Charles, 1825-1909
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Correspondence Government records Legal documents Manuscripts, European Manuscripts, French--16th century Manuscripts, French--17th century Manuscripts, Italian--16th century Manuscripts, Italian--17th century Manuscripts, Renaissance Manuscripts, Spanish--16th century Manuscripts, Spanish--19th century Notarial documents
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1781-1839
Creator:
Melville, Henry Dundas, Viscount, 1742-1811
Extent: 4 linear feet (13 boxes)
Henry Dundas, 1st Viscount Melville PC and Baron Dunira (28 April 1742–28 May 1811) was a Scottish lawyer and politician. He was the first Secretary of State for War and the last person to be impeached in the United Kingdom. His son, Robert Dundas, 2nd Viscount (14 March 1771–10 June 1851), was at various times Keeper of the Signet of Scotland, First Lord of the Admiralty, and a member of Parliament. The collection includes correspondence and documents formerly owned by the First and Second Viscounts Melville, Henry Dundas and Robert Dundas. The materials come from the Dundas family archives and consist of ten bound volumes and four boxes of unbound manuscripts. The bulk of the papers relate to British India with a smaller but still substantial subset dealing with Scottish politics, patronage, and pensions. With a few exceptions the collection comprises incoming correspondence and enclosures to Henry and Robert Dundas but not their replies.
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Henry Dundas papers
creator
Melville, Henry Dundas, Viscount, 1742-1811
id
PUSp.Ms. Coll. 888
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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4 linear feet (13 boxes)
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1781-1839
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Henry Dundas, 1st Viscount Melville PC and Baron Dunira (28 April 1742–28 May 1811) was a Scottish lawyer and politician. He was the first Secretary of State for War and the last person to be impeached in the United Kingdom. His son, Robert Dundas, 2nd Viscount (14 March 1771–10 June 1851), was at various times Keeper of the Signet of Scotland, First Lord of the Admiralty, and a member of Parliament. The collection includes correspondence and documents formerly owned by the First and Second Viscounts Melville, Henry Dundas and Robert Dundas. The materials come from the Dundas family archives and consist of ten bound volumes and four boxes of unbound manuscripts. The bulk of the papers relate to British India with a smaller but still substantial subset dealing with Scottish politics, patronage, and pensions. With a few exceptions the collection comprises incoming correspondence and enclosures to Henry and Robert Dundas but not their replies.
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1780s 1790s 1800s 1810s 1820s 1830s
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English
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Melville, Henry Dundas, Viscount, 1742-1811
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Correspondence Manuscripts, English--18th century Manuscripts, English--19th century
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1827-1859
Creator:
Levinsohn, Isaac Baer, 1788-1860
Extent: 0.2 linear foot (1 box)
Isaac Baer Levinsohn (1788-1860) was a Russian-Hebrew scholar and writer who is considered a founder of the Russian Haskalah (enlightenment). This collection consists of thirty-seven letters and/or documents (probably intended for specific recipients) written by Isaac Baer Levinsohn to notable Russian Jews about a wide range of issues including his published works and
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Isaac Baer Levinsohn (RIBAL) letters
creator
Levinsohn, Isaac Baer, 1788-1860
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PUSp.Arc Ms 60
repository
University of Pennsylvania Library at the Herbert D. Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies
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0.2 linear foot (1 box)
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1827-1859
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Isaac Baer Levinsohn (1788-1860) was a Russian-Hebrew scholar and writer who is considered a founder of the Russian Haskalah (enlightenment). This collection consists of thirty-seven letters and/or documents (probably intended for specific recipients) written by Isaac Baer Levinsohn to notable Russian Jews about a wide range of issues including his published works and
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1820s 1830s 1840s 1850s
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Hebrew
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Levinsohn, Isaac Baer, 1788-1860
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Correspondence Writings (document genre)
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1822-1868
(Bulk: 1848-1867)
Creator:
Leeser, Isaac
Extent: 25 linear feet
title
Isaac Leeser collection
creator
Leeser, Isaac
id
CJS.ARC MS 2
repository
University of Pennsylvania Library at the Herbert D. Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies
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25 linear feet
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1822-1868
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1848-1867
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1820s 1830s 1840s 1850s 1860s
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1840s 1850s 1860s
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Multiple languages
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Leeser, Isaac Hart, Abraham, 1810-1885 Johlson, J. Lindo, A.A., (Abraham Alexandre) Mendelssohn, Moses, 1729-1786 Morais, Sabato, 1823-1897.
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Correspondence Manuscripts
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1806-1833
Creator:
Reynolds, J. G. , (James G.)
Extent: 1 volume
This volume spans the years from 1806 to 1833 and comprises the receipts of payments made by James G. Reynolds to various merchants, professionals, grocers, doctors, masons, and builders.
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J. G. Reynolds receipt book
creator
Reynolds, J. G. , (James G.)
id
PUSp.Ms. Codex 1785
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1 volume
inclusive date
1806-1833
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This volume spans the years from 1806 to 1833 and comprises the receipts of payments made by James G. Reynolds to various merchants, professionals, grocers, doctors, masons, and builders.
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1800s 1810s 1820s 1830s
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English
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Reynolds, J. G. , (James G.)
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Codices (bound manuscripts) Manuscripts, American--19th century Receipts (financial records)
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1813-1853
Creator:
Haldeman, Jacob Miller, 1781-1857
Extent: 0.2 linear foot (1 box)
Jacob Miller Haldeman (1781-1857) was a successful iron monger and businessman. He was one of the incorporators of the Chestnut Hill Iron Ore Company, of Columbia, in 1851, and was also one of the incorporators and managers of the Susquehanna Tide Water Canal Company. Additionally, he was one of the founders and a director of the Dauphin Deposit Bank in Harrisburg and was a large stockholder in the Harrisburg Bank, of which he was president starting in 1853, until the time of his death. The bulk of this collection consists of business letters to Jacob Miller Haldeman, most of which are from businessmen in Baltimore, Maryland. The letters address businesses that Haldeman was involved in, including iron, flour, canals, and property.
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Jacob Miller Haldeman business letters
creator
Haldeman, Jacob Miller, 1781-1857
id
PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1259
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
0.2 linear foot (1 box)
inclusive date
1813-1853
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Jacob Miller Haldeman (1781-1857) was a successful iron monger and businessman. He was one of the incorporators of the Chestnut Hill Iron Ore Company, of Columbia, in 1851, and was also one of the incorporators and managers of the Susquehanna Tide Water Canal Company. Additionally, he was one of the founders and a director of the Dauphin Deposit Bank in Harrisburg and was a large stockholder in the Harrisburg Bank, of which he was president starting in 1853, until the time of his death. The bulk of this collection consists of business letters to Jacob Miller Haldeman, most of which are from businessmen in Baltimore, Maryland. The letters address businesses that Haldeman was involved in, including iron, flour, canals, and property.
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1810s 1820s 1830s 1840s 1850s
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English
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Haldeman, Jacob Miller, 1781-1857
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Correspondence
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1829-1896
Creator:
Leeser, Isaac
Extent: 5 boxes
Isaac Leeser (1806-1868) was a rabbi, educator, writer, translator, editor and publisher; and proposed, founded, or led many significant civic, religious, and charitable institutions. This collection consists of letters, largely written to or from Isacc Leeser, that bear witness to Leeser's efforts to build the infrastructure of organized Jewish life in an English-speaking environment.
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Jesselson family collection of Isaac Leeser material
creator
Leeser, Isaac
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PUSp.Arc Ms 62
repository
University of Pennsylvania Library at the Herbert D. Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies
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5 boxes
inclusive date
1829-1896
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Isaac Leeser (1806-1868) was a rabbi, educator, writer, translator, editor and publisher; and proposed, founded, or led many significant civic, religious, and charitable institutions. This collection consists of letters, largely written to or from Isacc Leeser, that bear witness to Leeser's efforts to build the infrastructure of organized Jewish life in an English-speaking environment.
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1820s 1830s 1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s
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English
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Leeser, Isaac
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Correspondence
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1712-1914
Creator:
Rosengarten, J. G. (Joseph George), 1835-1921, Creator
Extent: 1.5 linear feet (3 boxes, 1 slip-case)
J.G. Rosengarten (1835-1921) was a Philadelphia lawyer, philanthropist, and history enthusiast with special interests in the role of German and French individuals in the development of and early wars of the United States. He wrote several books and articles on these subjects, and in the course of his research assembled the eponymous collection. The collection will likely be of interest to scholars, particularly those studying the American Revolutionary War and German involvement on both the British and American sides, and French and German foreign relations at the end of the 18th century.
title
J.G. Rosengarten collection
creator
Rosengarten, J. G. (Joseph George), 1835-1921, Creator
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 959
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1.5 linear feet (3 boxes, 1 slip-case)
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1712-1914
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J.G. Rosengarten (1835-1921) was a Philadelphia lawyer, philanthropist, and history enthusiast with special interests in the role of German and French individuals in the development of and early wars of the United States. He wrote several books and articles on these subjects, and in the course of his research assembled the eponymous collection. The collection will likely be of interest to scholars, particularly those studying the American Revolutionary War and German involvement on both the British and American sides, and French and German foreign relations at the end of the 18th century.
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1710s 1720s 1730s 1740s 1750s 1760s 1770s 1780s 1790s 1800s 1810s 1820s 1830s 1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s
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English
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Rosengarten, J. G. (Joseph George), 1835-1921 United States. Army. United States. Continental Army.
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Correspondence Scrapbooks
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1779-1937
(Bulk: 1893-1911)
Creator:
John Bartram Association.
Extent: 0.4 linear feet (1 box)
The John Bartram Association was founded in 1893 for the purpose of protecting and enhancing the the home and garden of John Bartram, known today as "Bartram's Garden." This collection, dating from 1779 to 1937 (bulk 1893 to 1911), document the association's foundation and early administrative activities predominately through correspondence, accented by newspaper clippings, advertising fliers, and invitation cards.
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John Bartram Association records relating to its foundation and early organization
creator
John Bartram Association.
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1003
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.4 linear feet (1 box)
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1779-1937
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1893-1911
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The John Bartram Association was founded in 1893 for the purpose of protecting and enhancing the the home and garden of John Bartram, known today as "Bartram's Garden." This collection, dating from 1779 to 1937 (bulk 1893 to 1911), document the association's foundation and early administrative activities predominately through correspondence, accented by newspaper clippings, advertising fliers, and invitation cards.
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1770s 1780s 1790s 1800s 1810s 1820s 1830s 1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s
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1890s 1900s 1910s
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English
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John Bartram Association. Bartram, John, 1699-1777 Historic Bartram's Garden (Organization). MacFarlane, John Muirhead, 1855-1943 University of Pennsylvania. Libraries. University of Pennsylvania.
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Advertising cards Clippings (information artifacts) Correspondence Invitations
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1806-1927
(Bulk: 1890-1927)
Creator:
Stewart, John Lammey, 1867-1927
Extent: 0.7 linear feet (2 boxes)
This collection contains the papers of John L. Stewart, an educator and Public Service Commissioner for the state of Pennsylvania. Ranging in date from 1890 to 1927 (with one 1806 newspaper) these letters, newspaper clippings, notes and pamphlets outline the progression of Stewart’s career from principal of the Northeast Manual Training School to professor at, and eventually president of, Lehigh University. Documents concerning a 1926 Pennsylvania Supreme Court case that questioned legality of Stewart’s position on the Public Service Commission are included in this collection, as are many letters of condolence received by Stewart’s wife upon his death.
title
John L. Stewart papers
creator
Stewart, John Lammey, 1867-1927
id
PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1101
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.7 linear feet (2 boxes)
inclusive date
1806-1927
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1890-1927
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This collection contains the papers of John L. Stewart, an educator and Public Service Commissioner for the state of Pennsylvania. Ranging in date from 1890 to 1927 (with one 1806 newspaper) these letters, newspaper clippings, notes and pamphlets outline the progression of Stewart’s career from principal of the Northeast Manual Training School to professor at, and eventually president of, Lehigh University. Documents concerning a 1926 Pennsylvania Supreme Court case that questioned legality of Stewart’s position on the Public Service Commission are included in this collection, as are many letters of condolence received by Stewart’s wife upon his death.
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1800s 1810s 1820s 1830s 1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s
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1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s
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English
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Stewart, John Lammey, 1867-1927 Lehigh University. Pennsylvania. Public Service Commission. University of Pennsylvania. Libraries.
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Clippings (information artifacts) Correspondence Lecture notes Publications (documents) Scrapbooks
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1802-1840
Creator:
Parker, John R. (John Rowe), 1777-1844
Extent: 9 boxes
The majority of the letters are addressed to John Rowe Parker or one of his firms. Letters from 1802-1817 are primarily concerned with Parker’s work as a dry goods merchant. Letters from 1817-1823 contain most of the music-related material in the collection, including letters from music publishers, composers, and performers, and requests for information about pianos and organs. Musicians, publishers, and musical instrument makers represented in the collection include George E. Blake, George Willig, Bacon and Hart, Benjamin Carr, Edward Riley, William DuBois, Joseph Willson, J.A. and W. Geib, John Cole, Anthony Philip Heinrich, Christopher Meinecke, Richard Willis, James Finlayson, Samuel Dyer, Oliver Shaw, Thomas Philipps, Samuel P. Taylor, James Hewitt, James H. Swindells, John Loud, John Mackay, and Gibson and Davis. Letters from 1823-1840 are principally concerned with Parker’s work on a system of semaphoric signals, with extensive letters to James M. Elford and Son of Charleston, S.C. The collection also includes personal letters from family members and friends.
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John Rowe Parker correspondence
creator
Parker, John R. (John Rowe), 1777-1844
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 186
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
extent
9 boxes
inclusive date
1802-1840
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abstract/scope/contents
The majority of the letters are addressed to John Rowe Parker or one of his firms. Letters from 1802-1817 are primarily concerned with Parker’s work as a dry goods merchant. Letters from 1817-1823 contain most of the music-related material in the collection, including letters from music publishers, composers, and performers, and requests for information about pianos and organs. Musicians, publishers, and musical instrument makers represented in the collection include George E. Blake, George Willig, Bacon and Hart, Benjamin Carr, Edward Riley, William DuBois, Joseph Willson, J.A. and W. Geib, John Cole, Anthony Philip Heinrich, Christopher Meinecke, Richard Willis, James Finlayson, Samuel Dyer, Oliver Shaw, Thomas Philipps, Samuel P. Taylor, James Hewitt, James H. Swindells, John Loud, John Mackay, and Gibson and Davis. Letters from 1823-1840 are principally concerned with Parker’s work on a system of semaphoric signals, with extensive letters to James M. Elford and Son of Charleston, S.C. The collection also includes personal letters from family members and friends.
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1800s 1810s 1820s 1830s 1840s
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English
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Parker, John R. (John Rowe), 1777-1844
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Correspondence Manuscripts, American--19th century
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1822-1853
Creator:
Williams, John W. (John Worthington), 1803-1837
Extent: 0.4 linear feet (1 box)
John W. Williams (1803-1837) served as one of the editors of the magazine American Quarterly Review and of the National Gazette. The John W. Williams correspondence dates from 1822 to 1853 and largely documents Williams' personal and business life until the time of his death through letters from family, friends, authors, and editors.
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John W. Williams correspondence
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Williams, John W. (John Worthington), 1803-1837
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 951
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.4 linear feet (1 box)
inclusive date
1822-1853
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John W. Williams (1803-1837) served as one of the editors of the magazine American Quarterly Review and of the National Gazette. The John W. Williams correspondence dates from 1822 to 1853 and largely documents Williams' personal and business life until the time of his death through letters from family, friends, authors, and editors.
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1820s 1830s 1840s 1850s
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English
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Williams, John W. (John Worthington), 1803-1837 American quarterly review. National gazette and literary register (Philadelphia, Pa. : Semiweekly).
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Correspondence Manuscripts, American--19th century
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